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April 13 – Anne Howard (née Dacre), Countess of Arundel and priest harbourer

An engraving of Anne Dacre by Wenceslas Hollar

On this day in history, 13th April 1630, seventy-three-year-old priest harbourer Anne Howard, Countess of Arundel, died at her home, the manor of Shifnal in Shropshire. She was laid to rest in the Fitzalan Chapel at Arundel Castle.

Here are some facts about this noblewoman...

You can find out more about Anne's husband, Philip, in this video:

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